Doctor Removing miscarried child: every finger could be counted

Pro-life doctor Melissa Ogle, MD, describes using a suction machine to complete a miscarriage on a woman at the end of her first trimester. This was not an abortion because the baby was already dead. However, she was using the same equipment that is used for an elective first trimester abortion.

In this situation, the cervix is forced open with an instrument called a dilator. A suction tube is then placed within the uterine cavity. The suction is turned on, the amniotic sac is ruptured, and the fetus is removed. As our bodies at this stage are well-formed, it was necessary for me to identify each body part as it was evacuated. Despite the knowledge that the baby was no longer alive, it was indeed the most difficult procedure I’ve ever performed as an obstetrician. As each portion of this little person was accounted for, my heart sank deeper and deeper. Many tears were shed during the procedure – both mine and those of others in the room. I imagine that every individual present in that operating room was taken to a deep place within their soul as that little one was removed limb from limb from its place of security. Each finger could be counted, each rib clearly seen

Marissa Ogle, M.D. Still Healing (2016) 3

9 – 10 week preborn baby

9 – 10 week preborn baby

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Woman delivers live baby after abortion

Nola and Anders had no qualms about abortion, When Nola’s boss told her to abort or quit her job, they decided to have the pregnancy aborted. Nola was told by the abortionist that she would pass the “discharge” at home, and she should flush it down the toilet.

Nola describes what happened::

“Nothing to it, right? Only it didn’t work out that way. I was laying down on the sofa trying to relax. The kids were here, sitting on the floor, watching TV. All of a sudden, blarp! This huge gush, blood all over the place. I tried to move, but I couldn’t. Right there, right there in front of me – in front of the kids, for God’s sake – this little baby. Alive. I could see his heart beating. A little baby boy.

Anders didn’t know which way to go. The kids were screaming, I was screaming. I think he shut them up in the powder room. I couldn’t touch it, but I couldn’t stop looking at it. Its heart was beating until, slowly, it stopped. I didn’t know it would be like that. Nobody told me it was a baby.”

Nola was rushed by ambulance to a hospital - she was hemorrhaging. She had a “lengthy” hospital stay.

Ann Saltenberger Every Woman Has a Right to Know the Dangers of Legal Abortion (Glassboro, New Jersey: Air – Plus Enterprises, 1983)  59

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16 weeks

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Show tunes whistled by abortion doctor

This is a story told by Heather, from Tennessee. She describes how the abortionist whistled show tunes as he did her abortion:

“I already had two daughters. Neither was planned, and it never, ever occurred to me to terminate those pregnancies. I was brought up with a very religious background. Now I’ve had two abortions…. My husband and I were having financial problems and considering separating. I just had to shut my conscience down. The doctor was grotesque. He whistled show tunes. I could hear the vacuum sucking out the fetus alongside his whistling. When I hear show tunes now, I shudder. Later, he lost his license. A few months ago, I got pregnant again. My in-laws have been helping us out financially, so we have no choice but to involve them in our decisions. They gave us $500 cash to bring to the clinic. I felt very forced. I felt like I was required to have an abortion to provide for my current family. Money help is a manipulation. I’m crazy in love with my daughters – imagine if I did that to them? It’s almost too much to open the door of guilt and shame because it’ll all overcome me. In the waiting room, there was a dead silence that was hard to describe. Everyone was holding in their emotions to a heartbreaking degree.”

Charles C Camosy Beyond the Abortion Wars: A Way Forward for a New Generation (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015) 5

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Preborn baby at a little over 10 weeks after conception- within the time frame that most abortions take place

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Seeing ultrasound of son makes pro-choice man “think again”

Ultrasound at 10 weeks

Ultrasound at 10 weeks

In a book on abortion, one pro-choice man was surprised to see his baby on ultrasound:

“I must say, seeing Edward on the ultrasound screen at 12 weeks’ pregnancy did make me think again about abortion. It certainly presents you with rigid evidence of the living reality of the unborn child.”

From the author:

“He is still, he says, not antiabortion. But he is now in little doubt of what exactly it entails.”

Mary Kenny Abortion: The Whole Story (London: Quartet Books, 1986) 294

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Majority of pro-lifers not anti-feminist, even years ago

Even back in 1981, pro-lifers were not anti-feminist, as the pro-abortion side claimed. According to a 1981 survey of  National Right to Life Committee members:

90% felt that women “should not leave running the country up to men”

83% approved of women working regardless of marital status and husband’s income

They did show conservative views on sexuality, however:

87% disapproved of premarital sex

75% opposed giving birth control information to teens without parental consent

The survey was conducted by Daniel Granberg and was cited in:

Faye D Ginsburg Contested Lives: the Abortion Debate in an American Community (Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1989, 1998)

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Humane Choice is abortion says Pro-choicer

Pro-choice author Frances Ryan claims aborting disabled babies is “the humane choice”:

“There are times when abortion is the humane choice… It’s okay to say that out loud. The thought doesn’t suggest a disabled life is worth less, but acknowledges the extra time, energy, and money a severely disabled life needs.”

Frances Ryan “How Pro-Lifers Hijacked the Paralympics” The Guardian, October 30, 2012

Abortion at 10 weeks. Is this ever a "humane choice?"

Abortion at 10 weeks. Is this ever a “humane choice?”

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Preference for sons documented in studies

From the book The Tentative Pregnancy: How Amniocentesis Changes the Experience of Motherhood, in which the author describes studies showing a preference for sons among US families:

“The libraries are piled high with studies showing that both women and men prefer boys to girls as their first child. In three child families, they prefer two boys and a girl to two girls and a boy. This finding shows up in surveys when the question is posed abstractly, say, to college students about the “ideal family.” It shows up in action when we see that all girl families are more likely to go on to a next pregnancy that are families with the same number of children but including a son; and when we see shorter birth intervals following the birth of a daughter than following a son.

The existence of son preference is further substantiated in the more detailed studies of women’s experiences with pregnancy and early motherhood. Myra Leifer, a psychologist who closely followed 19 women through their first pregnancies, found that 14 of them reported a preference for a boy and two hoped to have a girl. Three women expressed no clear preference. Ann Oakley, interviewing 60 women in depth and repeatedly throughout their first pregnancies, found less willingness to report boy preference ahead of time. 54% said they wanted a boy, 22% a girl, and 25% said they didn’t mind which it was. But she found a very great difference once the baby arrived. The women said they were unwilling to admit a preference beforehand, but once the babies were born, 93% of the mothers of sons said that they were pleased with the sex of their babies, and only 55% of the mothers of daughters said they were pleased.

In all of the reported instances where sex selection techniques are offered… It is boys people try to achieve.” ”

Sources cited:

Myra Leifer, Psychological Effects of Motherhood: A Study a First Pregnancy (New York: Praeger, 1980) 84

Ann Oakley, Becoming a Mother (New York: Schocken Books, 1980) 118

Both the studies above show a preference for sons among Americans.  This preference for sons might lead to sex-selection abortions.

Barbara Katz Rothman. The Tentative Pregnancy: How Amniocentesis Changes the Experience of Motherhood (New York: WW Norton & Company, 1993) 133 – 134

could be aborted due to preference for sons

18 weeks. Around the time sex can be determined via ultrasound. Abortions for sex selection would happen at this time or later

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Teenager had 3 abortions, parents never knew

Abortion clinic worker Brenda Pratt-Shaffer she took care of a teenage abortion patient. The teenager had 3 abortions:

One of the things that really bothered me that day [At the abortion clinic] was a fifteen-year-old girl having her third abortion. Her parents did not even know that she was there. She was laughing the whole time she was in the clinic. I wondered if this was a nervous laugh or if she truly just did not care….I just kept thinking about my fifteen-year-old daughter that I had to sign for to have her ears pierced. But here was a fifteen-year-old having such a horrific procedure for the third time that her parents didn’t even know about.

Brenda Pratt-Shafer, David Shafer What the Nurse Saw: Eyewitness to Abortion (Mustang, Oklahoma: Tate Publishing & Enterprise, LLC, 2016) 27

teenager had 3 abortions

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5 minute abortions, abortionist brags

Abortionist Dr. Edward Allred has performed countless numbers of abortions. His clinics have had many botched abortions and deaths. He claims to be able to do 5 minute abortions. An article on him says:

“Allred boasted that he worked from 6 a.m. to midnight performing abortions on “planeloads” of women, trying not to spend more than five minutes with each patient. “We’ve been pioneers in so many ways,” he once told a reporter. “We streamlined, we made efficiencies, we employed the suction technique better than anyone, and we eliminated needless patient-physician contact.”

R. SCOTT MOXLE “The Abortionist Who Funds Pro-Life Republicans” OC Weekly  JUNE 25, 1998

5 minute abortions

9 weeks. The abortionist can tear apart and kill this baby in 5 minutes

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Parental Involvement: Abortion worker speaks

Margo, who worked at a late-term abortion facility, on how the clinic managed to avoid parental involvement:

Where I worked we were a privately owned late term abortion clinic up to 20 weeks, and Michigan did pass a 24 hour consent law, and we did have parental overrides, judicial overrides that the counselors would help the minors obtain. And some of those things were pretty sketchy…It was more of a goal to keep them [parents] out as much as possible, because we did notice that outcomes would change when there was parental involvement. And so there was a whole system in place to help the kids get a judicial bypass, which basically was a rubber stamp, just go before the judge and say, “I’m afraid of what my parents will do to me if they find out that I am pregnant.” And the judge would ask, “Do you feel like you would be in danger?” “Yes.” “Ok.” And it’s just that sort of thing.

Sarah Terzo “Former abortion worker: Teen came in for three abortions, parents never knew” Live Action News April 8, 2017

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Preborn babies like this 16 week old were killed in Margo’s clinic.

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